Tag Archives: Politics/government

On the line, and on the grind
En la línea y trabajando

While many have spent the last few weeks in earnest preparation for a holiday feast, for others, this season of preparation has also included searching out employment opportunities. With the borough’s unemployment rate recently rated as highest in the state at 12.5%....
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Healthy Living: It takes a village

Vivir saludable: Toma un pueblo

Vivir saludable: Toma un pueblo

The “Healthy Village” fitness and wellness initiative from Healthfirst was kicked off at the Claremont Housing Development.

If you want to know how to lose weight properly, turn off the television – it won’t be on “The Biggest Loser”. “Weight loss is a process, and it’s not quick,” said Doctor J. Douglas Reich...
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A walk in white demands end to violence

Caminata en blanco demanda fin a la violencia

Caminata en blanco demanda fin a la violencia

On Wednesday, the streets went white. Hundreds of women in white wedding and formal dresses gathered together to march through Washington Heights.
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A Big Gulp
Un gran trago

Getting people on board with giving up their super-sized drinks has proven a challenge for Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who recently proposed a city-wide ban on sugary drinks over...
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IT’S TIME TO CUT THE FRAUD TAX
ES HORA DE PARAR EL FRAUDE FISCAL

New York State adopted its no-fault auto insurance system in the 1970’s to contain litigation costs, which were driving up...
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Congressional district rouses clear show of unity from Bronx leaders
Distrito congresional provoca demostración de unidad entre líderes del Bronx

Los líderes comunitarios y oficiales electos del Bronx se unificaron esta pasada semana en una demostración declarativa...
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“Brides” in white – and in step – march against violence

“Novias” en Blanco y en Fila Marchan contra la Violencia

“Novias” en Blanco y en Fila Marchan contra la Violencia

Rising early in the day, Josie Ashton took care in donning the white wedding dress. Cloaked in her formal attire, she traveled to Fort Washington Presbyterian Church in Washington Heights...
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A Beauty Queen and her New Reign

Una reina de belleza y su nuevo reinado

Una reina de belleza y su nuevo reinado

La Cámara de Comercio de Cosmetología y Belleza Hispana de Nueva York inauguró el Año Nuevo con un paso histórico, ya que introdujo un nuevo programa certificado que por primera vez contará con la colaboración de un colegio....
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